Goossen, 64, was president of Goossen Promotions. The company guided the careers of Chris Arreola, Josesito Lopez, Vanes Martirosyan and many others. They also worked with James Toney, Mike Tyson and the brothers Gabe and Rafael Ruelas.
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Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions signed a long term agreement between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and HBO it was announced on Tuesday. Mexico’s Alvarez was part of the largest earning pay-per-view in history in September 2013 when he fought Floyd Mayweather they accumulated $130 million in revenue. It was expected that Alvarez would sign with Showtime.
It's the second time that King Sports Worldwide bring a fight card to Santa Monica and it's quickly becoming a hot ticket. Celebrities galore are expected at the Barker Hanger were numerous competitive fights will be showcased.
Riverside junior welterweight Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera won his debut under the Golden Boy Promotions banner with an impressive victory against Johan Perez. Next will be a WBA world title shot soon against the champion.
Mayweather walked through Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to maintain his place at the top of the list. Several others had great years including Tim "Desert Storm" Bradley and Danny "Swift" Garcia. A few others dropped out of the list and a few cracked into the top dozen.(see the full story)